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Running a 120 Volt Appliance on 220 / 230 50 HZ power

 
 
 

 

230 & 220 Volt-50 HZ  Input Power  >  Converted to 120 Volt  60 HZ

 

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Setting Up Power Outage Alarm for Vaccine Fridge Backup System

 
 
 

 

Vaccine fridge battery backup systems that are equipped with power outage alarms, need to be programmed after […]

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Vaqta Storage Protocols

 
 
 

 

What are the Recommended Guidelines for Storing Vaqta?

 

Vaqta is a hepatitis vaccine, that is to be kept in a […]

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What size vaccine refrigerator should you buy?

 
 
 
 
The CDC and VFC set out guidelines that pertain to the size your vaccine refrigerator should be.  The size of […]
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Running an Oxygen Concentrator with a UPS Battery Backup System

 
 
 

If you are on oxygen and preparing for a power outage you may be wondering about the possibility of running a oxygen […]

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Home Medical Equipment and Backup Power

 
 
 

With the aging population, the use of medical equipment inside people’s homes is ever growing. It is wonderful that […]

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VFC Temperature Data Logger Requirements & Manufacturers

 
 
 

 

The CDC recently changed the requirements for VCF providers, mandating them to now use a continuous temperature […]

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Vaccine Refrigerator Maintenance - Procedures & Checklist

 
 
 

Recommended routine maintenance for vaccine refrigerators is as follows:

1) Door Seal Check:

The refrigerator or […]

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Keep your Vaccines Safe with FREE Power Outage Alerts

 
 
 

Although you may have a refrigerator alarm system or a battery backup system for your vaccine refrigerator or […]

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How does a Refrigerator Battery Backup Fit in a Small Blood Draw Lab?

 
 
 

 

You may have been informed by your practice administrator that you are going to need to acquire a refrigerator […]

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Costly risk of using a Vaccine Refrigerator without backup.

 
 
 

Is a battery backup generator a worthwhile investment to support your vaccine refrigerator?  In reaction to the […]

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Uninterruptible Power Supply for Medical Equipment – Medical UPS

 
 
 

There are many instances when an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) is required to support and protect vital medical […]

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What is a Normal Refrigerator Temperature Range & What is Safe?

 
 
 

Have you ever opened a fridge and found the products inside have gone bad even though the fridge is still cool? How […]

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Operating Room Equipment List - Is Backup Power on it?

 
 
 

If you are putting together an operating room, likely the first thing that you want to know is what it will cost.   […]

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What type of UPS Battery Backup System is for you?

 
 
 

Power outages can lead to very damaging and sometimes dangerous situations, when key equipment is down or fails to […]

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Backup Generator For Refrigerator - What you need to know

 
 
 

Do you ever worry what would happen to the contents of your medical fridge if the power went out?   Do you have a […]

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The 5 best vaccine refrigerator manufactures

 
 
 

You want to buy a vaccine refrigerator but aren’t sure where to start and who the best vaccine fridge manufacturers […]

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Where to Find the CDC Storage of Vaccines Guidelines

 
 
 

In June, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a report entitled “Vaccine Storage & […]

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How to prepare for a medical refrigerator power outage

 
 
 

Unexpected events are part of life!  You can't stop them from happening but we could try our best to prepare for […]

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Avoid a Vaccine Refrigerator Power Outage During a Winter Storm

 
 
 

With winter being upon us again, so is the potential risk of your vaccine refrigerator losing power due to a winter […]

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How many amps does a refrigerator use? - How to find it's Energy Usage

 
 
 

If you are trying to find our how many amps does a refrigerator use over time, the easiest way to find out, is to […]

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Medical Grade Refrigerator - vs - Household Refrigerator

 
 
 

Practitioners who are storing vaccines, participating in a VFC program, or seeking to comply with requirements set […]

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Battery Powered Generator - vs - Fuel Powered Generator

 
 
 

The following points below may help you define if your emergency backup power needs may be suited to a Fuel Powered […]

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Refrigerated Medication Storage during a storm like Hurricane Matthew

 
 
 

As Hurricane Matthew neared the coast more than 27,000 people evacuated their residents and business.  Hundreds of […]

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2 Things you need to know to run a Refrigerator on a Battery Backup Unit:

 
 
 

 

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What is a Battery powered generator?

 
 
 

You may be looking for a “battery powered generator” is there such a thing? Well the answer is yes and no but let’s […]

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Surgery Room Design and Emergency Backup Power

 
 
 

There are many aspects involved in surgery room design.  Over the last 20 years state and accreditation standards […]

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Medical Power Supply and Medical Backup Power Supplies

 
 
 

 

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Vaccine Storage and Handling Frequently Asked Questions

 
 
 

This post will provide you some links to ansewers for some frequently asked questions regarding vaccine storage and […]

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What to do if a vaccine got left out of the vaccine fridge?

 
 
 

 

How long is a vaccine allowed to be outside the refrigerator?

How long a vaccine is allowed to be outside the […]

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Vaccine Temperature for Storage

 
 
 

Vaccines are to be stored at the following recommended temperatures:

Majority of Vaccines:

Between 35F and 46F (2C […]

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Vaccine Storage and Handling During a Power Outage 

 
 
 

Power Outages can create a major problem with vaccine storage.  Vaccine storage temperatures are critical and can […]

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NFPA TYPE 1 ESSENTIAL ELECTRICAL SYSTEM DESIGN STANDARDS

 
 
 

All Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) are required to have an emergency backup power system of some sort. The level of […]

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SIZING A UPS BATTERY BACKUP SYSTEM FOR AN OPERATING ROOM

 
 
 

There are many variables to look out for when sizing an emergency power system for a surgical suite and if it is not […]

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POST SANDY VACCINE REFRIGERATOR BATTERY BACKUP FOR NYC CLINIC

 
 
 

The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy was caught New York City and New Jersey off guard when it flooded city […]

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TYPE 1 AND 3 EES POWER SOURCE CLASSIFICATIONS FOR AN ASC

 
 
 

NFPA 99 refers to NFPA 111 and 110 to define the classifications of alternative power sources and generators.Type 1 and […]

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